News and Events

Health in Africa Symposium Explores Causes of Child Stunting

March 1, 2018 -- GAINESVILLE -- The Center for African Studies and the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems held a symposium Thursday about current research on the underlying causes of malnutrition. Read More

"Genetic Tools to Control Insects: Friendly Mosquitoes"

Friday, March 9, 2018 ----Derric Nimmo, PhD Project Development Manager, Oxitec Read More

Zika virus likely transmitted through breast milk, report finds

February 20, 2018 -- Mothers infected with the Zika virus may be able to transmit the virus to newborn infants through breast milk, according to a recent report authored in part by a University of Florida researcher. Read More

EPI Research Day 2018

February 15, 2018 -- On Thursday, February 15, the Emerging Pathogens Institute celebrated its eleventh annual Research Day with a record number of presentations and nearly 400 attendees. Read More

Dr. Anthony Maurelli and colleagues publish book chapter on Shigella

January 31, 2018 -- A chapter entitled “A Brief History of Shigella” was just published as part of the electronic encyclopedia EcoSal Plus, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. Read More